Kearney, NE
location
Public
type
Small
setting
70%
30%
student ratio
249
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 15
fall application deadline
82%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Science/Math Education Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [Science Education ]
    • Biology Master of Science (MS) [Biological and Biomedical Sciences]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 57
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 86
    • Accepted 71
    • Acceptance Rate 82
    • Enrolled 49
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 15th June 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (for thesis option and for online program applicants if undergraduate GPA is below 2.75), letter of interest
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 28
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students249
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students249
    • Part-time Percentage89%
    • Full-time Percentage11%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPollution injury, molecular biology-viral gene expression, prairie range condition modeling, evolution of symbiotic nitrogen fixation, geographic information systems (GIS), molecular genetics of aging
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Natural and Social Sciences
University of Nebraska at Kearney

2401 11th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68849
United States

Dr. Paul Twig

Graduate Program Chair

Phone: 308-865-8315
Email: twiggp@unk.edu

Mr. Brian Peterson

Coordinator, Online MA Program

Phone: 308-865-1589
Email: msbiology@unk.edu


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